Month: August 2015

Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

So it’s that time of year again! The kids are heading back to school (if they haven’t already). We’re mostly happy to send them to school but we’re dreading packing those lunch bags. For me, it’s always a struggle to figure out what to put in their lunch that will be healthy, easy and fun Read More …

On-the-go Trail Mix

This recipe is so versatile you can add pretty much anything you want.   I know it’s easy to buy trail mix at the store but I found that most times they all have a lot of sugar. Not to mention, this way I get to choose what I want to eat and I can Read More …

Power Up Protein Smoothie

My expert taste testers (my kids!) love this smoothie! It’s great because it’s so easy and really versatile. You can add and subtract ingredients as you like but if you follow the recipe you can get a very balanced meal rich in protein. Kids are tricky eaters – some days they’ll eat everything you give Read More …

A Healthy, Breastfeeding Mama

In honour of World Breastfeeding week I thought I’d talk a bit about the importance of good nutrition while breastfeeding your little one. We know that those first few months after baby is born are probably the toughest of our lives. We barely have time to take a shower or sleep, let alone eat properly! Read More …

Power Up Kale & Pineapple Drink

I recently started experimenting with homemade juices because I found that my 15 month old was going through a picky eating phase but she would drink almost anything you gave her. So I thought what better way to ensure that she got her fruits and veggies!   It turns out that not only did she Read More …